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How Afterpay can hurt your chances at a home loan

Retail payment facilities like Afterpay and Zippay, can seem like wonderfully convenient options, but can it impact your chances of getting a home loan? The short answer is yes, especially if it is your first home loan. How does Afterpay/Zippay work? Afterpay and Zippay are innovative retail purchase payment options. You could consider them the…

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The best BBQs for an Aussie summer

There’s nothing more Australian than cooking a meal outside – just ask Paul Hogan! With the summer weather upon us, you can expect weekends to be scented with grilling meat and delicious barbecued vegetables. Want to join the fun? Here are the latest and greatest barbecues on sale today. There’s one to suit every size…

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A guide to starting your own vegetable garden

There is nothing tastier than fresh produce and picking it from your own garden can be incredibly satisfying. It’s prime planting season across Australia at the moment, so here is a simple guide to starting your own vegetable garden. If you are new to gardening, start small while you hone your skills. The most common…

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Elders Real Estate wins coveted Canstar award

Elders Real Estate has won the coveted Canstar Blue’s 2019 real estate agents review, for most satisfied customers. Coming out with top marks in all categories of communication, problem resolution, knowledge and advice, as well as overall satisfaction, this award recognises Elders Real Estate as a nationally trusted brand. The Canstar Blue’s 2019 real estate…

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Four ways to pay your mortgage off faster

Dreaming of being mortgage free? Just think of all the things you could buy with the money you send to the home loan every month! With interest rates at an all-time low, there’s never been a better time to make that dream a reality. Here are four strategies to get you mortgage-free. 1. Make extra…

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Is lenders mortgage insurance right for you?

Buying a first home, or getting back into the market after a split? With interest rates at historic lows, there’s never been a better time to buy. However, there’s still the matter of the deposit. If you want to avoid lenders mortgage insurance (LMI) you generally need to find 20% of the purchase price up…

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Perfect outdoor living for every size garden

After months of being cooped inside in front of the fire, it’s finally time to throw open the windows and head outside. What better time to reimagine your outdoor living space? With one in two Australians saying they use their outdoor space for entertaining, it’s important to have it shipshape for summer. Whether you have…

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What the property market will look like in 2030

Predicting the property market is as much art as science, but that doesn’t mean you need a crystal ball. By looking at the changing demographics of the Australian market, including where and how we live, we can make some predictions about the next ten years. Whether you’re buying an investment property or a home to…

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On trend heating options for your home

Today’s heating options go beyond keeping you warm. They provide a focal point for the home, encouraging the family to gather in a communal area. It’s important, therefore, that they suit the tone and layout of your particular space, as well as fitting in with your lifestyle. Here are a few of the latest options…

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From zero to home owner

Buying a house or a unit of your very own is high on the wish list for most adults, but it can also feel very daunting. From the moment your mind turns to real estate, there are a lot of steps to take to arrive at the moment you walk through your very own front…

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